Matrix Analysis of Structures Curved in Space

by F. Baron,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 3, Pg. 17-40

Document Type: Journal Paper


General solution is given in matrix form for analysis of member curved or segmental in space and continuous between 2 supports; solution also yields general slope deflection equation which involves stiffness matrix; stiffness matrix contains all stiffness and carryover factors for ends of member.

Subject Headings: Matrix (mathematics) | Stiffening | Space frames | Structural analysis | Space structures | Curvature | Slopes | Displacement (mechanics)

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